86,116,000 people





Map of Vietnam

Area in square kilometers

329,560 km2
Location of Vietnam (green)in ASEAN (dark grey) — Location of Vietnam (green) in ASEAN (dark grey) — Capital Hanoi 21°2′N 105°51′E / 21.033°N 105.85°E / 21.033; 105.
population of over 89 million, Vietnam is the 13th most populous country in the world. The Vietnamese became independent from China in AD 938 after their victory at the battle of Bạch Đằng River.
Vietnamese: Việt Nam, About this sound listen (help·info)), officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Vietnamese: Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam, About this sound listen (help·info)), is the easternmost country on the Indochina Peninsula in Southeast Asia.
comunista de Vietnam del Norte, con el nombre de la República Socialista de Vietnam, el 2 de julio de 1976. Un dato específico que le añade extremada crudeza e infamia al conflicto es el escalofriante número de víctimas civiles.
Democrática de Vietnam con el apoyo de movimientos guerrilleros norvietnamitas como el Viet Cong o Frente de Liberación Nacional (NLF, por sus siglas en inglés) y de suministros soviéticos y chinos.
En el bando de Vietnam del Norte murieron 10 veces más que en el del Sur.
Vietnam is prone to floods and storms which kill hundreds of people a year.
The World Bank will lend energy-hungry Vietnam $330 million to build a hydroelectric plant, the bank said Tuesday after a signing ceremony marking its first foray into hydro power for the country.
Vietnam (EVN) pays to producers is still far below neighbouring countries, giving foreign investors no incentive to enter the sector.
The World Bank will lend energy-hungry Vietnam $330 million to build a hydroelectric plant, the bank said Tuesday after a signing ceremony marking its first foray into hydro power for the country Security patrols the street outside the World Bank Group Headquarters in Washington,
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's gross domestic product grew at a slower pace in the first half of 2011 compared to the same period a year ago amid high inflation and a trade deficit.
based in Hoi An, Vietnam, that teaches children culinary and hospitality skills.
China and Vietnam Agree to Talks on South China Sea Dispute By EDWARD WONG The dispute over the sea, which is believed to be rich in oil and gas deposits, has festered for years, and neither country has made any concessions.
Languages: Vietnamese, English, French, Chinese, Khmer mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian) Literacy: Total Population: 90.3% Male: 93.9%; Female: 86.9% GDP Per Capita: $3,100 Year of Independence: 2 September 1945 Web site:
Vietnam (Việt Nam), officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (Cộng hòa xã hội chủ nghĩa Việt Nam) is a country in Southeast Asia. Its neighboring countries are China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west.
Vietnam's history is one of war, colonization and rebellion. Occupied by China no fewer than four times, the Vietnamese managed to fight off the invaders just as often.
Vietnamese (official), Chinese, English, French, and Khmer; mountain area languages (Mon-Khmer and Malayo-Polynesian) Religion Buddhism (Mahayana and Theravada), Daoism, Confucianism, Hoa Hao, Cao Dai, Christian (predominantly Roman Catholic, some Protestant), indigenous beliefs, Muslim Electricity
general in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam during the rule of Ngô Đình Diệm. In 1963, he became president after leading a coup in which Diệm was assassinated.
military operations in the Vietnam War from 1968-72 which saw U.S. troop strength in Vietnam fall from a peak of 543,000 to 49,000.
States Ambassador to South Vietnam in 1973. He would be the last person to hold that position. Martin previously served as ambassador to Thailand and as U.S. representative to SEATO. http://wn.
Vietnam accuses Chinese vessels of hindering oil exploration surveys in an area 200 nautical miles off its central coast that it claims as its economic exclusive zone. China says Vietnam illegally entered its waters near the disputed Spratly islands and endangered Chinese fishermen.
Vietnamese Vice Foreign Minister Ho Xuan Son in Beijing on Saturday. Xinhua did not immediately give any other details. In the Vietnamese capital, about 100 protesters marched down humid streets carrying signs that read: "China stop lying.
China and Vietnam Agree to Talks on South China Sea Dispute2011-06-27The New York TimesBEIJING — China announced Sunday that it and Vietnam had agreed to hold talks on how to resolve conflicts arising from a sovereignty dispute over the South China Sea, an issue that has
kilometers off the coast of central Vietnam, come after a series of clashes between Chinese and Vietnamese vessels over oil...
President Nguyen Van Thieu of South Vietnam standing in front of world map, during meeting with Lyndon B.
investments, putting the brakes on Vietnam's economic expansion, said Vo Hong Phuc, minister of planning and investment. The slowdown was also caused by government efforts to trim public investment and the budget deficit, boost domestic production and rebalance trade.
Vietnam economic growth slows in first half of 2011 compared with 2010 = HANOI, Vietnam's economy grew 5.57 percent in the first half of this year, compared with 6.16 percent in the same period last year, government officials said Tuesday.
condition deteriorated, and by 1963 South Vietnam had lost the fertile Mekong Delta to the Vietcong. In 1965, Johnson escalated the war, commencing air strikes on North Vietnam and committing ground forces, which numbered 536,000 in 1968.
received their independence and Vietnam was temporarily divided between an anti-Communist South and a Communist North. In 1956, South Vietnam, with American backing, refused to hold the unification elections.
Richard Nixon, advocated Vietnamization, withdrawing American troops and giving South Vietnam greater responsibility for fighting the war.
Map of VietnamMap of Vietnam President: Nguyen Minh Triet (2006) Prime Minister: Nguyen Tan Dung (2006) Land area: 125,622 sq mi (325,361 sq km); total area: 127,244 sq mi (329,560 sq km) Population (2010 est.
Vietnam occupies the eastern and southern part of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia, with the South China Sea along its entire coast. China is to the north and Laos and Cambodia are to the west.
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* Started the Project Vietnam Foundation in 1997 to provide U.S. medical assistance to the underserved in her native country.
founded the Project Vietnam foundation, as a chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics to improve health standards for children in Vietnam. The Fountain Valley, Calif.-based nonprofit is similar to Doctors Without Borders, but mainly helps children in the Southeast Asian country.
It was April 29, 1975 — the eve of North Vietnam's seizure of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War. The South Vietnamese tried to flee, with American helicopters carrying as many people as possible. Dr. Quynh Kieu and her husband, Chan, just made it.
3-month-old Vietnamese-Singaporean restaurant in Little Tokyo. People are walking by, rushing past on their way inside or to some...
On an early summer night, I'm enjoying sitting at a sidewalk table taking in the street action in front of the Spice Table, a 3-month-old Vietnamese-Singaporean restaurant in Little Tokyo. People are walking by, rushing past on their way inside or to some other spot in the neighborhood. A breeze ruffles the edge of the paper menu. Downtown's skyscrapers light up the sky. The vibe is relaxed and festive.
enlarge "We came out of Vietnam but a little bit of Vietnam is...(June 5, 2011) Constance Edwards » All 54 Vietnam photos Related Topics for VietnamList View Text Cloud View Image Cloud View 1.
Vietnam has it all. Go expecting the unexpected, be ready for an adventure as much as a holiday, and Vietnam will deliver. Learn a little history, and how to cross the street (!) with our 226 Days in Nam video.
Vietnam is a nation of determined optimists who have weathered war after war, survived colonialism and communism, and are now getting to grips with the wheeler-dealer world of capitalism.
This world is Vietnam, the latest Asian dragon to awake from its slumber. Advertising Advertisement Nature has blessed Vietnam with a bountiful harvest of soaring mountains, a killer coastline and radiant rice fields, Vietnam is a cracker.
Vietnamese Industrial Mineral conference held in Ha Noi 29-06-2011 Ho Dynasty Citadel now World Heritage 29-06-2011 Summer Camp for overseas youths to open in July 29-06-2011 World Bank returns
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Political party: Communist Party of Vietnam (CPV) with over 3 million members, formerly (1951-76) Vietnam Worker's Party, itself the successor of the Indochinese Communist Party founded in 1930. Suffrage: Universal over 18. Economy GDP (2010): $102 billion. Real growth rate (2010): 6.8%.
As tensions between Vietnam and China reached their peak in 1978-79, culminating in a brief but bloody war in February-March 1979, some 450,000 ethnic Chinese left Vietnam by boat as refugees (many officially encouraged and assisted) or were expelled across the land border with China.
Vietnam has 54 ethnic groups; ethnic Vietnamese or Kinh constitute approximately 85% of Vietnam's population. The next largest groups are ethnic Tay and Thai, which account for 1.89% and 1.
enter the world of Vietnam's culinary delights! The basics of the Vietnamese cuisine are rice, fish sauce and soy sauce. As a coastal state, Vietnam offers a great variety of fresh seafood.
Vietnam's culture combines tradition and innovation. As ancient as 4,000 years, Vietnamese culture has been subject to many changes.
Vietnam, the Memento Country Home is based on our ancestor’s heritage which has been in existence in our family for more than 65 years.
affirmed Vietnam’s stance on the East Sea issue, stressing the country advocates maintaining peace and stability on the East Sea.
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Vietnam are among 37 heritage sites proposed for inscription into the UNESCO World Heritage List as natural and cultural properties.
HCMC – The Vietnam Gold Traders Association has written to the central bank asking for a lax rule on gold jewelry processing operations as a draft government decree governing gold-related business...
Vietnam boosts exports on bumper rice crop despite weather fears Hanoi - Vietnam's rice exports could reach 7 million tons this year, exceeding forecasts after concerns over bad weather proved to be unfounded, authorities said Wednesday. 'We have a very good...
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HANOI, Vietnam — The government says storms in northern Vietnam have killed 22 people as five more bodies were recovered. Five others are missing and 65 have been injured.
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Party Vietnam or PDP-VN; Alliance for Democracynote: these groups advocate democracy but are not recognized by the government International organization participation: Field info displayed for all countries in alpha order.
The conquest of Vietnam by France began in 1858 and was completed by 1884. It became part of French Indochina in 1887. Vietnam declared independence after World War II, but France continued to rule until its 1954 defeat by Communist forces under Ho Chi MINH.
Geneva Accords of 1954, Vietnam was divided into the Communist North and anti-Communist South.